Wayne Siekman

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Wayne Siekman
Wayne Siekman 19.01.18.jpg
Siekman in January 2018
Personal information
Date of birth 1983 (age 38–39)
Coaching career3
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
2017–2019 Collingwood 21 (7–14–0)
Total 21 (7–14–0)
3 Coaching statistics correct as of 2019.

Wayne Siekman is an Australian rules football coach who was the head coach of the Collingwood Football Club in the AFL Women's competition (AFLW) between 2017 and 2019.

Coaching career[edit]

Beginnings[edit]

Siekman's coaching career began in earnest with two years as the Chelsea Football Club's Under 18 coach.[1]

His first major coaching appointment came when he joined the Dandenong Stingrays as a development coach in 2006.[1] He served at the TAC Cup side in multiple roles over the next decade including later as a senior assistant coach.[2]

In addition to his role at the Stingrays, Siekman served as head coach of the Victorian Metro side at Youth Girls Championships between 2014 and 2016. He coached the side to national titles in both 2015 and 2016.[3]

He also briefly worked as an assistant development coach for Collingwood's VFL team in 2008.[1]

AFL Women's[edit]

Siekman was appointed as the inaugural head coach of Collingwood's AFL Women's side in July 2016.[3]

He coached the side to three wins from seven matches in the league's inaugural season in 2017, followed by three wins in 2018, and only one win in 2019. Siekman was sacked by Collingwood after coaching the side to a wooden spoon and just one win in the 2019 season.[4]

Coaching statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2019 season
Legend
 W  Wins  L  Losses  D  Draws  W%  Winning percentage  LP  Ladder position  LT  League teams
Season Team Games W L D W % LP LT
2017 Collingwood 7 3 4 0 42.9% 5 8
2018 Collingwood 7 3 4 0 42.9% 5 8
2019 Collingwood 7 1 6 0 14.2% 5 (Conf. B) 10 (5 each conf.)
Career totals 21 7 14 0 33.3%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Josh Schönafinger and Sam Gastin (26 July 2016). "The stories behind the coaches". Collingwood Media. Telstra Media. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  2. ^ Black, Sarah (12 January 2017). "Siekman: 'Take it in your stride'". AFL Media. Telstra Media. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Collingwood appoints Wayne Siekman as head coach of women's team". Herald Sun. News Corp Australia. 26 July 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Collingwood women's team looking for new coach after Wayne Siekman's contract not renewed". www.heraldsun.com.au. Retrieved 4 April 2019.

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